Brahmavadin, Brahmavādin, Brahmavādī, Brahmavadi, Brahman-vadin: 10 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Brahmavādin (ब्रह्मवादिन्) refers to “those reciting the Vedas” (as part of a festival ceremony), according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.30 (“The Celebration of Pārvatī’s Return”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada: “On hearing that Pārvatī was returning, Menā and Himavat excessively delighted went ahead seated in a divine vehicle. [...] The auspicious water-pot was placed in the main highway decorated with sandal paste, aguru, musk and branches of trees with fruits. The priests, Brahmins and sages reciting the Vedas (brahmavādin), dancing girls, all went ahead seated on lofty elephants to receive her. All round stumps of plantain trees were fixed. [...]”.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Brahmavādin (ब्रह्मवादिन्).—He who realises the one God in the Trinity.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 66. 114; 101. 112.
1b) Born of five gotras, Kaśyapa, Vasiṣṭha, Bṛgu, Angiras and Atri.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 61. 81.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) one who teaches or expounds the Vedas; Uttararāmacarita 1; Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 1.
2) a follower of the Vedānta philosophy; तस्याभिषेक आरब्धो ब्राह्मणैर्ब्रह्मवादिभिः (tasyābhiṣeka ārabdho brāhmaṇairbrahmavādibhiḥ) Bhāgavata 4.15.11.
-nī an epithet of Gāyatrī; आयाहि वरदे देवि त्र्यक्षरे ब्रह्मवादिनि (āyāhi varade devi tryakṣare brahmavādini) Gāyatryāvāhanamantra.
Brahmavādin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms brahman and vādin (वादिन्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Brahmavādin (ब्रह्मवादिन्).—m. (-dī) 1. A follower of the Vedanta system of philosophy, one who maintains all things are spirit. 2. A defender or expounder of the Veda. E. brahma the Veda or Brahma, God, and vādin who recites.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Brahmavādin (ब्रह्मवादिन्).—m. 1. one who recites the Vedas, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 6, 39. 2. an expounder of the Vedas, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 113. 3. a follower of the Vedānta system.
Brahmavādin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms brahman and vādin (वादिन्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Brahmavādin (ब्रह्मवादिन्):—[=brahma-vādin] [from brahma > brahman] mfn. discoursing on sacred texts, a defender or expounder of the Veda, [Atharva-veda] etc. etc. (finī., [Varāha-mihira] ; di-tva n., [Mahābhārata])
2) [v.s. ...] one who asserts that all things are to be identified with Brahmă, a Vedāntin, [Śaṃkarācārya]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Brahmavādin (ब्रह्मवादिन्):—[brahma-vādin] (dī) 5. m. A follower or teacher of the Vedānt system.
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Brahmavādi (ಬ್ರಹ್ಮವಾದಿ):—[noun] (masc.) one who asserts that all things are to be identified with Brahma.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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